In support of the Vice Chancellor for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer (CIO), the Associate Vice Chancellor for Information Technology and Deputy Chief Information Officer provides leadership and guidance in critical areas of information technology. These include leading operations, major initiatives, technology evaluation and business continuity efforts, working with university leaders to prioritize projects and allocate resources, providing technical expertise in the areas of planning, information security and incident response. This position leads the division in the CIO’s absence and oversees the departments of Enterprise Applications, Client Technology Services, and Network and System Administration.
Primary Function of Organizational Unit:
Information Technology Services (ITS) strengthens and supports the University's mission of exemplary teaching and learning, scholarly and creative research, and effective engagement and public service by providing the information technology infrastructure, software, hardware and support to achieve the University's strategic goals. ITS is composed of six departments which work with the university community to provide the information technology support and services required to realize operational excellence, integrate advanced technology and create efficient and effective technology solutions.
Internal job number: 002069
-Post Baccalaureate degree related to Information Technology. A combination of education and experience will be considered in lieu of advanced degree requirements. -Seven or more years of experience in technical management in a higher education environment concentrating on advanced information technology systems and operations. -Five or more years of concurrent experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified, including significant technical knowledge of networking, systems, applications, security, business continuity, and disaster recovery. -Experience in deploying and implementing secure enterprise technology systems in a complex environment that provide resilient and highly available services. -Experience in cloud or shared technology deployments among multiple institutions. -Proven experience in leading multiple large units as part of a larger complex and diverse organization and in fostering a positive team spirited technology culture. -Demonstrated experience in service development, deployment and management. -Experience in the development of strategic and operational plans, and development of project goals and objectives. -Ability to provide effective and appropriate strategic guidance and counsel to clients in the assessment and development of technology systems and solutions. -Knowledge of financial and business analysis techniques. -Knowledge of current trends and developments in information technology. -Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community. -Skill in effectively organizing resources and establishing priorities. -Ability to develop and evaluate requests for proposals for leading-edge information services technology.
-Ten or more years of experience in technical management in a higher education environment concentrating on advanced information technology systems and operations. -Eight or more years of concurrent experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified, including significant technical knowledge of networking, systems, applications, security, business continuity, and disaster recovery. -Knowledge of the current and developing strategic information requirements of a major research university. -Extensive demonstrated experience in the monitoring, management, oversight, and strategic expansion of communications and system infrastructures, advanced network topologies, and enterprise applications in a higher education setting. -Proven experience in leading multiple large units as part of a larger complex and diverse organization and in fostering a positive team spirited technology culture in a higher education environment. -Knowledge of university budget management and ability to identify and secure alternative funding or revenue sources.
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